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Why are user permissions set in AD not updated immediately to SharePoint?

I have a SharePoint 2010 Foundation installation on Windows 2008 R2 and SQL Server 2008 and using Claims and Windows authentication. Subsites are visible only to members of a certain group. However, ...
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Hiding buttons of the Ribbon Bar

Is it possible to hide specific buttons of the SharePoint 2010 Ribbon Bar based on the user's permission on publishing pages? For example, we need to hide the font dropdown and under the Insert tab, ...
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Manage File permissions using REST API

Is there a way to manage File permissions (roles) using the REST API? http://msdn.microsoft.com/en-us/library/office/jj860569(v=office.15).aspx I'm developing an app asking for permission on the fly: ...
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User with Full Control Permission is getting Access Denied Message

The user who's responsibility it is to build up and maintain our training portal is receiving the "Access Denied" message when she tries to edit her page. Her permission level is "Full Control". I ...
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Add group to Library permissions using powershell

I have written a script that created a document library called "Audit Logs" for every site collection in our environment. I then wanted to ensure that only Site Collection administrators and the ...
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How to Set Item Level Permission Using SharePoint Designer 2013 Work Flow?

Currently i'm trying to create a workflow in SharePoint 2013 workflow platform that sets item level permission, trying to set read item level permission to "XYZ" group in SharePoint 2013 workflow ...
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Check users group membership via REST API using AD-Groups in SP-Groups

I am aware that similar questions have been asked around here but none of them answers the part of AD-Groups that are used inside of SP-Groups. I have several SP-Groups in my teamsite. I follow best ...
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Is setting permissions on views now possible?

In the previous SharePoint version of SharePoint you couldn't have permissions on list views. Is this now possible on SharePoint Foundation 2010? So for example I have a list and 2 views but I want ...
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Hide "Site Actions" -> "View All Site Content" in a 2010 Publishing Site

This is annoying. I've created a site, enabled the Publishing features, and added a couple people to the "Members" group that has Ready Only access. When these users log in, they still see the "Site ...
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Cannot add user to SP group, SP 2010

I investigated one day, that I can't add some specific user to any group of some specific collection, I can add them directly to list/library/page only. For example "Xavier Xovi" can't be member of ...
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Read-only column in a SharePoint list

I want to create a read-only column in my "Request Approval" Nintex workflow task that I sent to the user. I did the following: Created a column in my list. Field name: “Guideline” In the default ...
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CurrentUser.IsSiteAdmin should be true but returns false

Why does CurrentUser.IsSiteAdmin return false for a user that is listed in the site collection admin in SharePoint? I am building an Office 365 app that accesses SharePoint via the REST api. During ...
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Workflow getting Access denied when calling the rest webservice from subsite

i have following problem. I am using SP 2013 Online and i am trying to access some informations from the sub site, like http://[SPOnlineUrl]/SubSite/_api/web/title. But i will always get the annoying ...
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Hide Site Content for Visitors

I am in a need to hide the Site Content option completely from site for Visitors. Can anyone help me how I can achieve this goal? How to hide Site Content only for Visitors or a particular security ...
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SharePoint list views - different permissions for different views

I have a SharePoint list that is currently setup so that users can only see the items they create. What I'm wondering is if there's a way to create a view or duplicate the list or something for one ...
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How to set permissions on one page only in site?

I have created a site within sharepoint portal. I have two pages that only one user can access it. How do I add permissions for this page only?
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Allow users to submit items to a library but not edit or delete

I have a library where I want anybody to be able to add items to it, but only a select few can edit them or delete them. The unpriviledged folk currently have "Read" permissions on the library, and ...
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Permissions and Managed Metadata in Navigation

So I've set up on SharePoint 2013 Managed Metadata Navigation for a site collection, inherits to all sites below. When I access as a "Site Member" or "Site Owner" I get to see the full navigation. ...
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How can I manage the "Open with Explorer" button based on user permissions?

I would like to disable the "Open with Explorer" option in my SharePoint 2010 sites based on user permissions. Basically only those users with Full Control should have the option of using the "Open ...
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'Contribute without delete' permission which allows the users to delete their own document

I know it's possible to create a custom permission 'Contribute without delete' which doesn't allow users to delete any documents within a library (or edit a document title if there's no check out/in ...
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Can you restrict a list to add item only but not read?

Is it possible to create a list where you can add items to a list but not view items in a list?
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How to copy the folder structure and permissions with in the same library

I have a document libray with structure like given below: FolderA->Subfolder1->item1 Subfolder2-->item2 They have folder level permissions . now ...
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Stop inheriting permissions programatically

I want to set read permissions to some sharepoint groups to a list. For existing sites I did it manually, Stop Inherit permissions. Then on groups I chose the groups and edited their permissions, ...
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Can we allow users to rename files but prevent them from deleting those files inside SharePoint online

We created a custom permission level which mimic the built-in Contribute permission level but without the ability to delete items and versions: our intention was to prevent users from moving folders ...
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Item level permissions settings for a document library in sharepoint 2013

How can I get item level permissions settings for a document library in SharePoint 2013. Something like below I want to create a page where everybody will be able to create/add their post/picture. ...
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Add permission to all authenticated users

I have a Site Collection in our SharePoint online tenant. I wanted to give Read permission for everybody in our organization. so in Site Permissions I Clicked on Grant Permissions and typed NT ...
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SharePoint List Item Permissions

Does anyone know of a way to implement permissions within a SharePoint list so that items are only visible to the person who created it (or potentially who the list item is "assigned to", as in like a ...
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How to change programmatically privileges/permissions on SPListItem

I must solve this problem: I have a list in which there are stored some SPListItem. On this list a group(AllReplyers) has the "Contribute" privilege, so that everybody can add file. When a user add ...
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How is the user information list populated?

When you add a user with direct permissions somewhere within a site but they haven't yet visited SharePoint - will the user be added into the user information list automatically or only once they ...
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How do I disable "Get a Link" & "Share"

My department is exploring SharePoint as an alternative to fileshares. Typically we create documents, then email links to the document. it seems there are many types of links, which is confusing and ...
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GetUserEffectivePermissions returns wrong results

I'm checking the permissions for user on a SharePoint 2013 list: using (var ctx = new ClientContext("http://comtoso.com")) { var list = ctx.Web.Lists.GetByTitle("TestList"); ctx....
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Permission levels for user exporting list into excelsheet sharepoint 2010

What are the minimum permissions needed for a users to export the list into excel sheets in SharePoint 2010?
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Style Resource Readers allow access to list views

I have a site that only allows specific users to access. However, if a user with no access goes directly to a list view page, they see the view (although it doesnt actually show any of the list items)....
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Do SharePoint 2013 JavaScript Client object model support run with elevated privileges code

Can I elevate Visitors Group users permission via javascript client object model code to do some list or library item updates ?
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Difference b/w Read and View Only

I have a requirement to setup a permission level, where user can only see the document and see the associated metadata columns but cannot download or open the document. We have a permission level "...
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Prevent folder creation?

Can end users be prevented from creating folders in document libraries (in specific site collections) without preventing them from adding files to existing folders?
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Disable the delete option from Sharepoint list 2010

I have a custom list in SharePoint 2010, for which, the requirement is to disable the delete option. Users should be able to add to the list but not delete. Is there anything oob for that?
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Can I add a user to a SharePoint Group in a workflow

We need to have a list where contributors request new users to be added to a site. The site owner then needs to approve this request on the list (the users wnat to see the progress of their request as ...
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Turn off ability to use REST API

When you don't want users to use any web services it seems like you can turn off the permission to Use Remote Interfaces. However that permission does not mention REST. This made me wonder if there ...
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Style Library Permissions

I'm trying to upload some files to my sites style library folder but I'm getting an error that I don't have permission to do this. As far as I know I should have all permissions for the full site and ...
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How to find permission level for specific user using visual studio?

How to find permission level for specific user in site collection and subsite using visual studio?
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EventReciever to change permissions

I am trying to create an event reciever on a document library that on creation it removes all permissions and gives the author contribute writes. All other users get nothing. I have the following ...
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Field level permission development

I am aware that there already are some questions regarding on how to implement field level permissions customization in SharePoint, such as: SP 2010: column permission Permissions for List or Library ...
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All sites are read only, even for site administrators

Every site in the collection is now read-only. I can still change settings in the central admin site but am unsure what has changed. This affects everyone, users with write permission, even site ...
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Approval Workflow - Moving document to a read only document library

I have a document library (doclib1) with an approval workflow attached to it. On approval of a document I need to move the document to a separate document library (doclib2) which is read only and then ...
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Grant Permissions to List Items using existing SharePoint Group using Client Object Model

I have found examples on how to add users to SharePoint Groups using Client Object Model. Can anyone help provide an example on how to grant permissions to items in a List using an existing ...
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Application page in layouts folder accessing web application object

There is an application page, deployed to the layouts folder. The URL of the app page is: http://server:port/sc2/_layouts/test/mypage.aspx Now, there is a user with read only permissions (added to ...
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Powershell - Item Level Permission by Content Type

Here is the scenario. I only need to run this once as business team just decided their contents are confidential. User Group is "Marketing", will use OOTB "Contribute" and all of marketing items are ...
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SP 2010, Is it possible to set permissions at Content Type Level

Say I have a document Library "TravelRequests" and five different content types associated with library. Is there a way to apply permission for a given content type "ManagerCT"? When managers are ...
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What are the relationship between administrators groups of domain, dev computer and of Sharepoint services?

I know-know I can search and read but anyway I would need to ask in order to escape possible typos, personal misunderstandings and to better remember. I develop on a machine with installed ...
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